PKL 2018: Bulls beat Thalaivas in ‘southern derby’

It was Thalaivas’ fifth straight defeat and it hasn’t won since the opening day of the season.

Ajay Thakur tried to salvage the match for Thalaivas but didn’t get enough support.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Bengaluru Bulls earned the bragging rights in the ‘southern derby’, outplaying Tamil Thalaivas 44-35 in the Vivo ProKabaddi Season 6 here on Wednesday.

Pawan Sehrawat with 16 points and Kashiling Adake (12 points) were the star performers for Bengaluru as it registered its second consecutive win of the tournament.

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Ajay Thakur again tried to salvage the match for Thalaivas but didn’t get enough support.

Thalaivas suffered a big blow in the second half when skipper Thakur was stretchered off the mat after suffering an injury. With less than five minutes left, Bengaluru Bulls had opened an 11-point gap and were on course to a comfortable victory.

It was Thalaivas’ fifth straight defeat and it hasn’t won since the opening day of the season.

U Mumba maintains winning streak

U Mumba is now top of the table in Zone A whereas the Steelers remain in the fifth spot.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

U Mumba kept its unbeaten streak going as it beat Haryana Steelers 42-32. Siddharth Desai, who scored 14 points for U Mumba, became the fastest player to score 50 points in the history of Pro Kabaddi League.Rohit Baliyan also chipped in with seven points.

Meanwhile, Monu Goyat finally found some form for the Steelers and got a super 10 but it was all a case of too little too late. This was Steelers’ fourth consecutive defeat of the season.

U Mumba is now top of the table in Zone A whereas the Steelers remain in the fifth spot.